Martin Smith

Managing Principal & Market Leader

Martin has been in the commercial real estate business since 2000. At SRS, he focuses on project leasing, tenant representation and investment sales.

Before joining SRS, Martin was the director of brokerage and project leasing at Retail Specialists, Inc. for seven years where he represented national, regional and local retailers and real estate owners in their market development, site selection, and contract negotiations throughout the Southeastern United States. Prior to Retail Specialists, Inc., Martin spent five years with RGS Properties focusing on site selection and grocery anchored retail development leasing.

Martin is currently responsible for a project leasing portfolio consisting of several million square feet, including property types such as Grocery Anchored centers, Urban Mixed-Use, Lifestyle and Power Centers. His experience includes having worked with owners ranging from independent, merchant developers to some of the largest, most respected shopping center owners in the country, including Inland, InvenTrust, Cypress Equities, EB Arrow Retail, DDR, KITE and STORE Capital. His tenant representation clients have included the likes of Main Event, Shoe Carnival, Moe’s Southwest Grill, Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers, Metro Diner, SkyZone, McDonald’s, Discount Tire, and Speedway.

In 2017, Martin was named to the list of Who’s Who in Birmingham Commercial Real Estate. In 2008 and the years 2010-2018, he received the CoStar Power Broker Award as well as a spot on the 2013 Birmingham Business Journal Top 40 Under 40 list of professionals who excel in their field. Martin graduated with a bachelor degree from the University of Alabama.

Landlord Representation Client Experience

  • Cypress Equities
  • Inland
  • InvenTrust
  • IRC Retail Centers
  • Kite Realty Group
  • The Carlyle Group
  • Carter USA
  • Security National Properties
  • Pacolet Milliken Enterprises, Inc.
  • RGS Properties, Inc.

Tenant Representation Client Experience

  • Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers
  • Moe’s Southwest Grill
  • Main Event
  • Shoe Carnival
  • SkyZone
  • Speedway
  • SportClips
  • Dickey’s Barbeque
  • Discount Tire
  • Walgreens
  • Metro Diner
  • Marco’s Pizza
  • Captain D’s
  • BurgerFi
  • MidiCi

Contact Information

304 20th Street S
Birmingham, Alabama 35233

D: 205.259.2195


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JAN 02, 2018

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Press Releases

APR 15, 2019

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NOV 28, 2018

SRS Real Estate Partners’ Birmingham Office Closes Q3 with More Than $23 Million in Transactions

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AUG 07, 2018

SRS Real Estate Partners’ Birmingham Office Closes Q2 with More Than $25.3 Million in Transactions

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